Grilled Steak with Brandy Peppercorn Sauce

One of the best things about summer is grilling up your favorite cut of beef, just like this magnificent Grilled Steak with Brandy Peppercorn Sauce!

Don't you just love summer?!! One of the best things is grilling up your favorite cut of beef, just like this magnificent Grilled Steak with Brandy Peppercorn Sauce! If it is on a charcoal grill, on an open fire or on a gas BBQ, the flavor of a grilled steak is unbeatable. The steak I bought, is called a Cowboy steak and it sure feeds a family. It is a bone in rib eye, not … [Read more...]

Muffaletta Hot Dog

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This Muffaletta Hot Dog is a great way to spruce up a BBQ staple! Today I am sharing a super fun hot dog recipe with you.  This is no ordinary “dog” however, this is andouille sausage.  Andouille is probably my favorite sausage.  It’s full of flavor with a bit of spice.   It’s a Creole favorite as are muffaletta sandwiches. I was in my early 20’s the first time I … [Read more...]

Stove Top Corn and Red Pepper Mac & Cheese

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Skip the oven this summer, and have this hearty Stove Top Corn and Red Pepper Mac & Cheese on the dinner table in 30 minutes! Raise your hand if comfort food still has a hook on you despite the desire to fire up the grill during summer days? Both of mine are raised high! While the grill or no cook dinners are our 'go to' during these blazing days, every now and … [Read more...]

Stuffed Sweet Peppers

Bite sized Stuffed Sweet Peppers pack a flavorful punch that's perfect for your next summer party!

Bite sized Stuffed Sweet Peppers pack a flavorful punch that's perfect for your next summer party! There is this thing that happens, when you find the perfect combination of ingredients for a dish. Kind of like the pieces of a puzzle as they fit together to form the perfect picture, the right combination of flavors makes that meal you can't wait to eat again and again. When I … [Read more...]

Souvlaki Salmon Skewers with Yogurt Feta Sauce

These Salmon Souvlaki Skewers with Yogurt-Feta Sauce couldn't be any easier to prepare. Perfect for those 5pm dinner "what's-for-dinner?!" freak-outs!

These Salmon Souvlaki Skewers with Yogurt-Feta Sauce couldn't be any easier to prepare.  Perfect for those 5pm dinner "what's-for-dinner?!" freak-outs! As much as I'd like to imagine myself as the kind of person who is organized, who plans out all the meals for the whole week, waltzes into the kitchen after a long day at work to a prepped and ready to cook gourmet meal, I … [Read more...]

Pesto Pizza

Pesto Pizza is so fresh that my family begs for me to make it all the time now!

PESTO PIZZA is the best way to enjoy your basil and tomato harvest! It is fantastic for lunch, dinner or even an appetizer with friends! I was at the grocery store the other day and came across, fresh, handmade mozzarella cheese. It was made that day!!!  I love fresh mozzarella cheese and learning to make it is on my bucket list. As soon as I saw it I bought the last two and … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup is a dump and go soup recipe that can be made decadent or healthy with the toppings!

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup is a dump and go soup recipe that can be made decadent or healthy with the toppings! Alright, this is my new favorite soup. I have been struggling to find healthy slow cooker recipes that taste like real food, I can't eat a dry salad for dinner, or just a piece of fish. I need meals that taste closest to my favorite comfort foods. This soup … [Read more...]

Strawberry Feta Salad

This Strawberry Feta Salad with Light Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing is absolutely perfect for summer! Your summer BBQs and picnics need this salad and lightened up dressing!

This Strawberry Feta Salad with Light Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing is absolutely perfect for summer!  Your summer BBQs and picnics need this salad! So, I'm absolutely obsessed with salads.  Especially in the summer.  They give me the illusion that I can have an extra cocktail after the kids go to bed.  (I know I'm wrong, but let's pretend I'm not, mmmmkay?) I'm also obsessed … [Read more...]

Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Turn a family favorite into an easy weeknight meal. Green chili chicken enchilada casserole is quick to put together and will be on the dinner table in no time!

My family loves green chili chicken enchiladas.  But all that frying, filling and rolling tortillas can take a lot of time.  I wanted to be able to make something my family would love but that I didn't have to spend all afternoon putting together.  That is why I love this green chili chicken enchilada casserole.  It tastes just like the enchiladas you love and remember, but … [Read more...]

Taco Casserole in a Jar

Taco Casserole in a Jar is a flavorful dish you can take on the go and is perfectly portioned!

Are you looking for different casserole you can store in your recipe box?  This Taco Casserole in a Jar is just the thing!  I love anything with taco seasonings so when I was trying to come up with a new pasta this is what I ended up with! I baked them in mason jars for easy serving and they are just the right portion! Fresh peppers and onions really punch up this creamy … [Read more...]